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SFGTV2
Nov 29, 2012 8:30am PST
special between the system, the healthcare system and the specialty care? should they all be available? yes, as far as i'm concerned, the stage is set for a true revolution in the way behavioral disorders, behavioral healthcare problems are addressed. i don't think there's anything in my lifetime that's got more promise than the combination of parity and aca. imagine if we had purchased coverage for diabetes the way we've purchased coverage for addiction. the only people who would get diabetes care in this country are people who would have gone blind or lost one of their fingers because that's the only kind of coverage we've ever had. you had to be at the most severe end of the spectrum in order to even get care, and that care was segregated from the rest of healthcare. you've heard many times about the other problems that are associated. well, they're literally paid for separately with a workforce that's trained differently. now, as healthcare reform and parity roll out, people at all parts of that continuum ought to be able to get care from being screened early, as candace
SFGTV2
Nov 29, 2012 8:00am PST
healthcare research and quality, would pursue. so, we all operate together so that we produce the outcomes at the largest society as well as the individual. the real challenge is certainly with the individual who seeks treatment and where he or she presents, but there's also a whole host of issues in terms of policy, and you yourself, i've just noted, funding streams that really also-right, tom? that also need to be addressed. we talk a lot about evidence- based clinical practices. there's certainly a need for them. there's also a crying need for evidence-based policies, policies that take advantage of what we know now that we didn't know 40 years ago when many state and even federal policies were written. insurance is different. the state of the science is different. the population is different, and that's a place that's going to set the occasion for the kind of array of quality services that people deserve. and, dr. laudet, it's even more challenging, as we are seeing changes in the healthcare reform system and how that's going to play out in terms of how recovery services, in p
SFGTV
Nov 26, 2012 9:30pm PST
. they couldn't buy property. they couldn't get healthcare to people that were working in the gold mines and on the rail roads. and this is something that many generations of immigrants to come to this country have learned about, even in a wonderful city, and ininclusive city like san francisco. so it is in the backdrop that all of us have come together to support moderization of our central healthcare system. and we know how valuable the chinese hospital has been to this community. but now, today, it is more valuable not just for people who live in china town, it is an extremely valuable center where all of the doctors have come and the clinicians and the wonderful service to come here throughout san francisco are, whether it is in the richmond, or the sunset, or the bay view or visitation valley as well as here in china town. i want to thank the leadership of the chinese hospital, their board of trustees. i know that james has been leading this effort and rose pack has been leading this effort for so many years. it has been my personal pleasure to have contributed to the way that
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm EST
that? healthcare associated infections like infections you get in a hospital when you are in there for somewhere else, cause approximately 90,000 deaths per year and cost some 4 1/2 billion dollars in excess healthcare costs but my next guest says a provision in the affordable healthcare act is going to change that, yes, something good out of this thing, and its company stands to benefit because it is a product it makes. the former stryker ceo is joining me now in a fox business exclusive, steve mcmillan. the numbers were staggering i thought, 90,000 people die after they go in for one thing in a hospital and get some type of weird infection in the hospital. >> that's exactly right, liz. with staph, mrsa, all these things, we're effectively having a plane crash in this country, if you think about it. liz: all kinds of weird stuff? >> all kinds of various infections. people are getting concerned about going in for surgery because almost everybody knows a family member, a friend who has come out of the hospital and gotten sick afterwards. and we can now stop this. liz: david darst is lea
FOX
Nov 23, 2012 4:00am PST
it's producing safer food products from the beef industry and better hygiene among healthcare professionals who sometimes forget the basics, such as washing hands after treating patients. the company that makes camera systems that watch over you says they're also watching out for you in terms of consumer protection. that's according to adam aronson, whose company, arrowsight, watches by remote camera half of the beef industry and meat processors such as osi. "if osi can improve productivity by 10%, there's opportunities for other industries like this." it took the largest meat recall in history in 2008 to bring cameras into meat packing to the extent that exists today. in three years, arrowsight went from having cameras in one meat packing facility to 30 of them - not to mention other manufacturers and fast-food restaurants. "it sounds big brother-ish. that's usually the first comment we hear, and it's the right question. we're trying to get people to do a better job." aronson admits management requests cameras, not workers. but when it comes to improving efficiency, faster is
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
their own healthcare. >> i know we can't afford to spend $690 billion on the defense, but there are smart ways and dumb ways to cut defense spending. for example, we still have bases all throughout western europe that there hasn't been a threat to western europe since 1989. >> beyond that, he didn't want to hurt the speaker's ability to craft a deal. >> i'm trying not to paint us in too many boxes where i paint john boehner in a box that tells him what to do. >> boehner himself didn't care to negotiate cuts on camera. >> again, we will have that conversation with the president. we don't need to have it here. >> there will be an opportunity to speak privately and perhaps look at real numbers when treasury secretary tim geithner comes up here to capitol hill to meet with the top four congressional leaders individually. bret? >> bret: mike, thanks. one item that may or may not be on the table, social security. republicans and democrats do not even agree on whether the program needs immediate reform. chief national correspondent jim angle looks at both sides. >> in an effort to keep the
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 6:00am PST
healthcare overhaul. they ordered the court to consider the claim by lynchburg, university that his healthcare law violates the school's religious freedom. there were a number of religious institutions that were fighting back against the need to carry the obama healthcare law hol seehol sees, because they included contraception. it says it goes against their beliefs and they shouldn't have to carry insurance policies that include that. that question appears to be reopened regarding religious institutions and that will get a lot of attention. more details this morning when we get it. there are new warnings from the white house about the so-called fiscal cliff. a new report claiming this a failure to extend the tax cuts for middle class families could have a negative impact on the economy that could outweigh the gains from black friday and cyber monday sales. that is a big concern as we head into the final quarter here of 2012. welcome after thanksgiving weekend to a brand-new hour of "america's newsroom." i'm martha maccallum. >> i'm bill hemmer. hope you had a great holiday, everybo
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 2:45pm EST
understood that it was only right under very restricted conditions, and the healthcare sector was one condition in which it was never right, and similar to my own work on economics of asymmetric information -- >> core understanding. >> what it showed is the reasonable the invisible hand seems invisible is that it's not there. and this gesture is a real case on point. >> just to add, all abstract reasoning, but thenk at reality and it's overwhelming. the -- looking across countries can the united states has the most market oriented healthcare system and the most expensive without getting better results. >> we're ranked 37th in the world in the world health organization in terms of quality. >> within the united states, although medicare is very expensive, it has been much more successful at cost control than private insurers have been, medicaid even more successful, and the crazy thing about america, we actually have everything -- all possible systems of some version here. the veterans health administration, which is true socialized medicine, the doctors are government employees --
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
obamacare is the law of the land, but did they speak too soon? there's big healthcare law news tonight, and that is next. in two minutes, it's happening again. but this time it's not charlie sheen ranting against "two and a half men." which of the show's stars is now telling viewers stop watching. you'll see for yourself two minutes away. [ male announcer ] this december, remember -- you can stay in and like something... or you can get out there and actually like something. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generation
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
admitting obamacare is the law of the land, but did they speak too soon? there's big healthcare law news tonight, and that is next. in two minutes, it's happening again. but this time it's not charlie sheen ranting against "two and a half men." which of the show's stars is now telling viewers stop watching. you'll see for yourself two minutes away. before copd... i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bnchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbirt may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, d some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd miss our fami
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
of the proceedings. >> for the seventh time in three months nurses and healthcare workers are on strike this evening here in the bay area. john fowler has a closeup look at the issues and what happens next. >> reporter: in just the last few minutes my sources have confirmed that sutter delta health center has actually already implemented some of those disputed contract provisions. that's angered some of these nurses here. although it is allowed by law, four nurses have lost their health benefits. they want hospitals to drop their demands for concessions. hospitals say emergency, surgery, and patient care remain normal with replacement nurses filling in. despite noisy protests health debates say 60% of scheduled nurses came to work. at biggest hospital summit a claimed 80% crossed the picket line. strikers say it's the principle. >> everything would have changed if we accept the take aways they have put on the table. >> reporter: no free healthcare for part timers, fewer sick days off and lower pay for new hires. given today's economics the offer is fair. >> that's really in line
ABC
Nov 25, 2012 10:00am PST
the system they are cared for. let's talk about discrimination in the healthcare system? >> it's an overwhelming problem facing the community. it's by providers who are not culturally competent to and insurance companies and public health care plans. so it's an incredible step that the city of san francisco to start providing this essential medical necessary care. >> cheryl: do you have any cases that come to mind right now that have been big wins? >> not about healthcare, but we actually had a really exciting win a few months ago in employment discrimination. the state of california has terrific laws that protect the transgender community. in april of this year, the federal equal employment opportunity commission ruled that title 7 the federal sex discrimination law protects transgender people on the job. that is a legal protection that extends to transgender and gender nonconforming people. >> let me read you a quote. he says it's the civil rights issue of our time, that is from joe biden. do you want to comment on that? >> i think it's really amazing an administration who is so a
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
. two in san jose run by healthcare corporation of america. the other eight are sutter hospitals. nurses say the last offer has been on the table now for the past four months. the key issues are healthcare for part timers, sick days off and lower pay for new hires. >> crews are working to contain any fuel spill by a small plane that crashed into a harsh today. the cessna landed a mile southeast of the airport located at 400 smith ranch road this morning. investigators say engine problems are likely the cause of the crash. the pilot walked away with minor injuries. >> a fatal crash snarled traffic on interstate 80 this afternoon. a woman was ejected from one of two cars involved in the crash and pronounced dead on the scene. the collision happened just west of the offramp to willow avenue. you can see the backup in this video. officer blocked all eastbound lanes except for the far left lane while they investigated and cleaned up that accident site. >> the man suspected of killing a fellow hells angel member -- he's accused of shooting steve tausen. they were at the funeral of anot
SFGTV2
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremem
FOX News
Nov 25, 2012 12:00pm PST
ready for the regulatory flood from healthcare to financial services to energy, a guide to the new rules that are about to hit our already fragile economy. as talks continue, big defense cuts are still on the table. should republicans embrace the sequester or make a deal to avoid it? deal to avoid it? >> paul: i'm paul gigot. with his second term how secure, is the signature healthcare law a sure thing. from the obamacare a sure thing or vast expansion of medicaid, heavily dependent on state implementation and a growing number of the governors are saying they won't do the federal government's bidding. wisconsin's scott walker is one of them and joins me now, governor, great to have you with us. >> paul, good to be with you. >> paul: when you wrote to the hhs secretary kathleen sebelius, you wouldn't set up a state exchange you wouldn't have the flexibility to make it work. why don't you elaborate on what you mean by lack of flexibility. >> each of the governors who run it, a state run, partnership or referring to the federal government. any folks that have a state run exchange they
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
, everybody here knows is medicare and medicaid and our healthcare spending. nothing comes close. martha: there is the problem. that is the president a couple years ago. chris van molland is ranking member of the budget committee. good to have you here this morning. martha: good to be with you. martha: i want to get to medicare in a moment. i want to start with what is being seen as concessions on the republican side in terms of what they are willing to do. here is my question to you. if we are looking at a dollar figure that we want to bring in in terms of revenue, right, does it matter if it comes from eliminating loopholes and doing tax reform, or whether it comes from taxing the rich? does it matter how you get there in revenue? >> what matters, martha is the mathematics of this. and if you look at the kind of revenue that was raised in totality from simpson-bowles, it's very difficult to achieve that revenue if you're starting point for tax reform is the current tax rate as opposed to moving to the clinton era tax rates for high income individuals which is what the president
PBS
Nov 25, 2012 10:00am PST
says healthcare benefits don't include provisions for home health care or assisted living. >> you can get a new heart but you can't get somebody to take you to the supermarket. the assumption is that families will do that for themselves and families will pay for it themselves until they're impoverished and then the government will pay for them, if there'sny medicaid. >> complicating the situation even further, as is often the case, gross and her brother had to work through longstanding tensions in their own relationship as well as what she calls old family baggage with their mother. >> if there were some way for people in the moment to understand which of it is real and which of it is baggage and leave the baggage at the door, they would come out of it much better. >> the many difficult problems can take a severe emotional toll, especially for women, who are the majority of parental carevers. gross says she never realized how many exhausted, stressed-out caregivers were out there, until she became one of them. >> you would see them all the time in the parking lot of either the ass
Current
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm PST
pentagon's got to make a contribution and if there is anything on healthcare, it's gotta be about reforming it, bringing the costs down, not cutting benefits. >> eliot: let's drill down a couple of pieces of this. what do you think the underlying ratio should be between cost cutting and revenue generation. last summer it was 10 to 1 in terms of cutting costs to revenue. thankfully the deal didn't get done. should it be one-to-one? where would you like to see this happen? >> you know, i actually don't know that number because i think the question is i think we need about a trillion and a half from revenues and the revenues have to come, as i mentioned, the way president obama was campaigning. and then the pentagon's gotta make a contribution and we've already cut a trillion and a half dollars on domestic discretionary. we'll have to cut more to get a deal. but with the ratio is, i haven't been that close to what the numbers are. >> eliot: one of the issues lurking out there is the debt ceiling and it seems necessary to me to include as part of this grand bargain if one is ever struck, an agr
Current
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm PST
help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> eliot: welcome back. i'm joined by professor reich of u.c. berkeley, former labor secretary under president clinton and author of "beyond outrage." we're going to talk fiscal cliff in a minute. before we get there this hp thing has me going nuts! it is wall street at its worst. they paid $11 billion then realized it is only worth a bit over $2 billion. you have every major law firm, accounting firm, investment bank involved. are they that blind and dumb still? can you make sense out of this? >> eliot not only can i not make sense of it but one thing does stand out. you've got goldman sachs you've got citigroup kpmg, deloitte, every major law firm, what are they getting paid for? and they're not getting paid a small amount of money. they're getting paid a large amount of money to check out this autonomy. this particular
Current
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
gim let. 29 minutes after the hour. jacki next with a healthcare corner and the latest in the real housewives sitcom. >> stephanie: on "the stephanie miller show." i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> of course all of my relatives will be over for thanksgiving dinner. i know they will. they're circling over the house now. >> stephanie: jim was so cute for the party. he brings his box of harmonicas and then it rained. [ wah wah ] bring them for thanksgiving. we're going to play some music. eat some turkey. drink some -- >> drink some stuff. >> stuff? >> stephanie: okay. all right. lots to get to here. hello jacki schechner again. >> good morning. >> stephanie: are you going home to your real family? not your work family. >> yes. i'm going home to my real family for thanksgiving. >> stephanie: fine! [ wah wah ] >> i've been working out extra hard so i can eat seconds and thirds of my mother's stuffing. it is extraordinary. >> stephanie: what's in the mrs. schechner stuffing? >> do i look like i co
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
decertified, they are going to demonstrate because they lost healthcare benefits. a spokesman said expect some delays at lax on one of the biggest travel days of the year. getting in your face when i travel and when you shop on holiday week. >> >> reporter: you mention they are attempting. do you think they will have any impact? >> reporter: that's the question, what impact will they have? how many walmart shoppers will be deterred. how many travelers won't travel. you don't know. but the message from the union is clear. we are here, we are back, we have a role to play in a second obama administration. this is holiday week and you will see it. >> thank you very much. we appreciate it. gregg: twinkie lovers. sorry, no deal. an attempted mediation has failed. now the company is asking a judge to liquidate its operations. a union lawyer wouldn't comment on the sticking points. the baker's union rejected a 5-year deal including an 8% wage cut. hostess filed for bankruptcy saying it has $1.3 billion in debt. we'll have more later on in the program. >> a run on hostess products across th
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
healthcare mandate and here to tell you what she said. also celebrity lawyer, gloria allred jumping in the middle of allred jumping in the middle of the general petraeus it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management >>. >> greta: a new twisted in the general petraeus sex scandal. twin sister of a woman at the center of the scandal has hired gloria allred. you heard right. today jill kelley's sister appeared at a news conference but refusing to answer questions about her links to general petraeus and general john allen. they wrote letters during her bitter custody battle with her ex-husband. is this just a side show. joining us is political panel. weekly standard steve hayes. just tin sink and byron york. i know you have been dying to talk to gloria allred. don't last steve because you are next. >> this is lawyer who seeks publicity. she kind of
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 9:00pm PST
the so-called rich that should have to pay more in order to bankroll somebody's healthcare, or buy somebody's birth control regardless of their religious beliefs. simply calling this an entitlement society is a gross understatement. in the next 35 days, republicans and democrats will likely come together, announce a temporary deal has been reached to avoid falling off the so-called fiscal cliff, but kicking the can down the room with a gimmick-filled back room deal that won't solve the true problems we face as a country. it's time to return to the mind-set that president kennedy spoke of in the year i was born in 1961, instead of holding out your hand for a check, we should all be asking what we can do to make this a better country to live in. here with the latest on the fiscal cliff, the showdown, much more, stuart varney from the fox business network and the cohost of "the five," dana perino. can i have free birth control, free healthcare? what's snowpacked. >> i don'what's happened?>> i dy wakes up in the morning, saying what can the government to give to me? there's still self
FOX News
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm PST
the healthcare mandate and here to tell you what she said. also celebrity lawyer, gloria allred jumping in the middle of the general petraeus sex scandle. [ male announcer ] kids grow up in no time... marie callender's turkey breast with stuffing is a great reason to slow down. creamy mash potatoes, homestyle gravy and 320 calories. marie callender's. it's time to savor. and 320 calories. it's hard to see opportunity in today's challenging environment. unless you have the right perspective. bny mellon wealth management has the vision and experience to look beyond the obvious. we'll uncover opportunities, find hidden risk, and make success a reality. bny mellon wealth management to get our adt security system. and one really big reason -- the house next door. our neighbor's house was broken into. luckily, her family wasn't there, but what if this happened here? what if our girls were home? and since we can't monitor everything 24/7, we got someone who could. adt. [ male announcer ] while some companies are new to home security, adt has been helping to save lives for over 135 year
SFGTV
Nov 23, 2012 3:00pm PST
medallions being leased to cap companies, somewhere aruond $25 dollars per driver; it won't buy healthcare. do something real about the driver fund. >> chairman nolan: next speaker. >> first time here. i have been driving a cab for 17 years. one thing that bothers me so much the -- [indiscernible] they take my business. [indiscernible] >> chairman nolan: next speaker please? >> i was in the office in my company talking about these alternative vehicles and where the driver said to me, and we are like a third world country, everybody gets in their car and picks people up. if the tax industry goes away, who serves the disabled community? do you think uber will do that? i don't think so. how about people that don't have a smart phone? you are not allowed us to compete. the cab companies are not allowing us to compete. uber is hiring drivers with the app. people are independent contractors but it should be able to use any app they want; we need a universal app engine need help us do this, help us get the tools to compete with these people. if you read the article yesterday, the comments, the pu
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
, confusion, and headache. severe low blood sugar can be serious and life threatening. ask your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen. covered by 90% of insurance plans, including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com. [ male announcer ] it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. but it never hurts to see if you can find better coverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care law. ♪ open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or
ABC
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen. covered by 90% of insurance plans, including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. >>> time to check, "the pulse." it's what everyone's talking about and dreaming about today, that $500 million powerball prize. >> we heard the advice for the winner, take the lump sum of $327 million. now, because the fiscal cliff could make uncle sam's future cut soar. >> you could die and not get the othe
SFGTV
Nov 29, 2012 2:00pm PST
leased to cap companies, somewhere aruond $25 dollars per driver; it won't buy healthcare. do something real about the driver fund. >> chairman nolan: next speaker. >> first te
SFGTV
Nov 23, 2012 2:30pm PST
request a proposal for drivers healthcare. in order to increase the level of coverage. i want to talk to new york city and other jurisdictions about leveraging multiple cities populations of taxi drivers to bring rates down and provide health care for san francisco taxi drivers. >> chairman nolan: what is the rate at which the fund is growing? >> we started a pilot program, approximately 1 million dollars a year. we started the pilot program in late 2010. i cannot say with any accuracy what would happen when old medallions become transferable. that is what is happening now. >> chairman nolan: i am interested in that. that would be a wonderful thing to be able to do that. mr. -- point about being at a level, middle level, i would be interested in seeing that. >> a lot of the cabdrivers have talked about sort of the other challenges that they face in their industry, corruption may be within the cap companies, maybe with non-driving drivers holding the down is required to drive, competition, challenges around technology that may be they don't have the access. do you feel that these thing
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm PST
about to feel the pain of obamacare big time. if you're between 18 and 24 years old, the healthcare law will unfairly stick you with higher premiums. dennis, how is that younger people in this age group are hit harder, or higher premiums? >> so obamacare has new rules going in in 2014, and actturarial firm studied, this and the young will bear a bigger burden of the cost increases. 18 to 24 years old, your premium costs could go up 45% in 2014. 25-29, your premium could go up 35% more. if you're 50, your costs will fall 5%. over 60, down 13%. the elderly healthcare costs are five times to six times as high as a cost for a 20-year-old, yet we're giving them price breaks -- i say them, me -- charging more to younger people, yet older people earn far more. >> greta: if i was 18 or 19 years old, i wish, why in the world would i buy healthcare? because i can pay the penalty of about $700, and should i get sick i can always go out and buy insurance because i can get it for a pre-existing problem. >> exactly. >> greta: and if i don't buy into that pool, that reduces the entire pool to keep the
ABC
Nov 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
serious and life threatening. ask your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen. covered by 90% of insurance plans, including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com. bp has paid overthe people of bp twenty-threeitment to the gulf. billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil d
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm EST
and took away healthcare benefits. we think that is just plain wrong tp it is illegal. we have been trying for a year to unsettle it. the company is unwilling. we went to city hall, the bargaining table. we took this dramatic action today because workers are very concerned about their loved ones that are trying to get healthcare coverage. >> they keep saying they want out of your union and they can get health benefits on their own or, by the way, i suppose go into obama care. which i know you support. >> across the country, workers need a raise -- >> they don't want your help. ms. henry, you know what you are doing to middle class people? just making their thanksgiving rotten. >> larry, you are repeating an inaccurate statement from the employer. over 50% of these workers support their union. they want good jobs with wages that they can feed their families on. we want to restore middle class jobs at lax. >> then why don't you do it in an orderly way? >> we've been trying for over a year to do that. >> instead of disrupting a big airport like lax on thanksgiving. there are ways to --
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
insurance exchange. governor brewer has been an outspoken critic of president obama and his healthcare law, and tonight, in a letter to the obama administration, governor brewer saying there are too many costs and unanswered questions with the state-run exchanges. that means the federal government will have to set up the exchange for arizona. states have until december 14th to announce whether they will run their own exchanges. we'll keep you posted about the other states. >>> and for weeks and weeks, "on the record" has been trying toh3 get to the bottom of what happened in be benghazi. senator john mccain had the first meeting with ambassador rice. we spoke with him a short time ago. senator, nice to see you. >> thank you, gret greta. >> greta: today the president obama told her he couldn't be prouder of her job, and rest of the exhibi exhibit exhibicabine. do you agree? >> no, i don't. the handling of the benghazi tragedy that took the lives of four americans is to me -- raises many, many questions about her qualifications to be the secretary of state. >> greta: you met with her yesterd
Current
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
going to cut? he said the healthcare. we have to improve healthcare and the whole issue is if you get the universal healthcare, then you've avoided this medicaid medicare, you know, whatever and it is more efficient because you're not sending money -- spending money for profit. you're doing it for the v.a. and for everybody. >> bill: i forget, doris igor, jump in here, too i forget the exact number but the congressional budget office proved that -- you're right. single payer would be even more efficient but we're not going to go there because we didn't. but obama care would save hundreds of millions -- hundreds of billions of dollars in delivery of healthcare costs by making it more efficient and bringing more people into the system and therefore have more capacity to deliver. >> you lower the rate of growth which is the key to lowering cost and the irony is you have boehner and cantor saying let's put obama care on the table in these negotiations when this is the law that reduces costs and reduces the deficit. >> bill: well look, hey doris, thanks so much for the call. they will use
Current
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
, the president was overrun with economic issues and healthcare. climate change is one where many people are saying mr. president it is time to stand up and lead. do you think he will do so? >> yes. i think we allowed it to be framed whether it was the carbon tax discussion, whether it was anything dealing with the public land. allowed it to be framed that this is hurting the economy. well, it's not. it is an economic issue. but dealing with the question of climate change which i think is the most bipartisan and the biggest elephant in the political room for this generation and future generations, i think it is a great legacy issue. and i think it needs to be confronted. and alternative energy, renewables, all of those a part of the package but as a political issue climate change can't be ignored. and the president -- i think president obama has an opportunity here to begin -- not only a discussion but begin some administrative action, independent of congress to begin to deal with climate change as the issue for the future as opposed to ignoring it and pretending it's not there. >
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
] neil: lead me be could brief, in ohio, a hi healthcare company fd 150 workers for not getting flu shots, is that legal? >> this is an at-will state, ohio can decide, so they don't have a right to work there, if the employer said you have to do this to keep your job, that is up to them, there is nothing illegal it has been upheld before, that flu shots can be required. and the health care workers need to be immunized not spread diseases that is where they go with it. neil: rebecca. >> the situation is a slippery slope, if you require people to get a flaw vaccination -- flu vaccination where does this go? do they agree to this it an interview or a contract, if they agree, sure, kely is right, if they did not, how are we then. posing. neil: they are a healthcare company, assuming you have to be healthy. >> what does healthy mean, that is the point, i don't have -- let's say i have diabetes. you get into question is flu vaccine beneficial. neil: a very good point, kelly, every flu vaccine i had, i get the flu. i don't know why it happens, but you argue there is a distinction because o
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
plans also include part d prescription drug coverage. your healthcare needs are unique. that's why, with over 30 years of medicare experience, we're here to guide you every step of the way. open enrollment ends december 7th. so don't wait. if you're medicare eligible, call now... and talk to unitedhealthcare about our plans, like aarp medicarecomplete. let's get you on the right path. call today. ♪ >>neil: this could be turning into a bummer monday for bosses with a record number of americans already clicking and buying today and many more expected as the work day continues, one in six plan diagnosis do it all from work and half expected to shop online on the job before christmas. and now, a consumer expert on why this may not be so jolly. why not? >>guest: a great day for folks to snag bagans during their online shopping. is it the best day for employers or productivity? most employers are saying it is fine to do a little bit of shopping at work. not a lot. don't waste the whole day, but it is fine to log in and get a few bargains. there is more permissiveness this year. >>neil:
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm PST
. ask your healthcare provider about alcohol use, operating machinery, or driving. other possible side effects include injection site reactions. tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you take and all of your medical conditions. get medical help right away if you experience serious allergic reactions, such as body rash, trouble with breathing, fast heartbeat, or sweating. with flexpen®... say good night to vial and syringe. ask your doctor about levemir® flexpen. covered by 90% of insurance plans, including medicare. find your co-pay at myflexpen.com. [ female announcer ] some people like to pretend a flood could never happen to them. and that their homeowners insurance protects them. [ thunder crashes ] it doesn't. stop pretending. only flood insurance covers floods. ♪ visit floodsmart.gov/pretend to learn your risk. after having a debate over a bill. democrats shouldn't have to wait as long for a filibuster to be revolved. if republicans want to filibuster, they should have to talk about it. they shouldn't be able to hide in their offices while all this filibustering t
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 11:00pm PST
healthcare plans. despite the demonstrations, walmart says this was its best black friday ever. >>> with the holiday shopping season underway now, one group of bay area women at nordstroms meets every friday. for them, the shopper season is the giving season. >> reporter: nestled in a corner, needles are clicking. and women are chatting. meet the nordy knitters. they meet every weekend for cake, conversation, and community service. >> it's very good for the soul. >> reporter: the two dozen wome mostly retired san francisco school principles and teachers. while they can certainly spin a yarn or two, their fingers do furious work faceting christmas gifts. they're donating 300 home made scarves and hats to ship to children in poverty. they put them in school boxes with school supplies and toys. the program run by billy graham's son, franklin, helps to give children gifts worldwide. >> it tells the true meaning of christmas, the gift of love that was shared with everyone. >> reporter: since they started meeting socially at this cafe 10 years ago, this close knit group has discovered a common thr
SFGTV2
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
some of you know, formally known as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is
SFGTV
Nov 21, 2012 12:00am PST
of new york is planning on issuing a request a proposal for drivers healthcare. in order to increase the level of coverage. i want to talk to new york city and other jurisdictions about leveraging multiple cities
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
; under 1.6 billion on the nasdaq. the healthcare and financial sectors saw the best gains, up a half percent each. technology was the hardest hit, down six tenths of a percent. and that's because of the big drop in hewlett-packard. the stock was hit by its massive write-down, which we reported on earlier, and a disappointing outlook. shares fell 12%. volume was huge, more than six times normal. at $11.71 per share, this is h-p's lowest stock price since the mid-1990s. it has lost more than half its value we have a deeper dive into hewlett-packard's stock chart. it is on our web site, nbr.com. click on the "blogs" tab and look for michael kahn. h-p's outlook also hung over other companies that are big in the traditional computer market. semiconductor maker intel dropped 3.7% to a new 52-week low. intel has been criticized for being late to get more involved in the mobile computing market. disk drive maker western digital fell 2.6%. advanced micro devices, another semiconductor company hit by weak personal computer demand, fell 2.1%. home builders keep breaking ground on new house
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